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  • Offerpad hires Zillow vet, promises cash offers within in 1 hour

    Jun 06, 2019
    Offerpad, the Arizona-based online fast homebuying and reselling company, announced Wednesday that it has hired Bryan LaFranchi to lead its program in which homesellers can get all cash for their old properties and put the money toward the purchase of a newly built home. 
  • RE/MAX Select is walking away from realtor.com’s leads

    Jun 06, 2019
    RE/MAX Select, an East Coast real estate franchise with more than 200 agents, is severing its ties with realtor.com's lead generation platform after 17 years over what it says has been a deterioration of that business service since realtor.com's parent company Move, Inc. acquired lead referral platform Opcity nearly a year ago to bolster realtor.com's offerings.
  • NAGLREP members to march in NYC’s WorldPride event

    Jun 06, 2019
    To celebrate Pride Month, the National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Professionals will be marching in this year's WorldPride event.
  • Wells Fargo pledges $1B to fight housing affordability crisis

    Jun 06, 2019
    Wells Fargo will be putting $1 billion toward various affordable housing initiatives, such as housing affordability, financial health and small business growth, from now into 2025.
  • RE/MAX co-founder buys more than $3M of company stock

    Jun 06, 2019
    RE/MAX revealed Wednesday that co-founder and former CEO Dave Liniger has just purchased 122,911 shares in the company.
  • Connect Throwback: A blueprint for your social media spend in 2019

    Jun 06, 2019
    Marki Lemons-Ryhal took to the stage at Inman Connect to discuss everything social media. What transpired was a powerful session on how to leverage a new wave of social media to elevate your real estate business.
  • Where do SoftBank’s struggles leave Opendoor, Compass and real estate tech?

    Jun 06, 2019
    The Vision Fund's commitment to real estate remains intact, according to a person familiar with its thinking. By the fund's estimation, it's still early innings for industry disruption, the person said.
  • How this agent fine-tuned his prospecting skills for 2019

    Jun 06, 2019
    Have you ever looked at the contacts you've made after a grueling prospecting session and wondered what's the point? A person can only hear the word "no" so many times before getting discouraged, right? Here’s how Ramon Sanchez is making traditional prospecting a plus for his business.
  • 10 tips for perfecting direct mail (and keeping it out of the trash)

    Jun 06, 2019
    Direct mail needs to be sent to the right audience at the right time and with the right message.Here’s how to get your message into the hands of your intended audience (rather than the trash) for the most impact.
  • 5 ways golf course communities are luring in buyers

    Jun 06, 2019
    In areas where high-end golf course communities are prevalent, competition to attract these buyers is fierce. Luxe developers, boards and operators in amenity-rich areas like Florida need to attract young high-end families. Here's how they are upping their game and creating resort-like lifestyles.
  • ‘Full service’ for 1%? Clever Real Estate gets $3.5M in funding

    Jun 05, 2019
    Clever's pitch to homesellers, which account for the vast majority of  referrals it makes, is full service from a top-performing agent for a 1 percent listing fee or a minimum of $3,000 -- whichever is greater. That's a third of the typical listing fee in some markets.
  • Compass sued over a single decimal point

    Jun 05, 2019
    According to the complaint, The Mark Company orally agreed to pay RRA 16.25 percent of gross sales commissions from the sales of condominium units at an ultra-luxury development in San Francisco, 181 Fremont St. The companies signed a letter agreement in 2013 which Compass now notes included RRA's rate at 0.1625 percent, instead.
  • EXp Realty heads overseas, expanding to the UK and Australia

    Jun 05, 2019
    EXp Realty announced on Wednesday that it's expanding brokerage operations to the United Kingdom and Australia, the virtual cloud brokerage's third and fourth countries after the U.S. and Canada. 
  • RE/MAX team of 17 agents jumps to eXp Realty

    Jun 05, 2019
    Veronica Figueroa, a former Inman Innovator award winner and member of the Real Trends Thousand is taking her 21-person Orlando-based team to eXp Realty from RE/MAX, she confirmed to Inman this week.
  • How the real estate industry is celebrating Pride 2019

    Jun 05, 2019
    June in America is LGBTQ Pride Month, with parades and celebrations across the country commemorating the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots – a series of gay rights demonstrations in 1969 that were met with police force and gave birth to the LGBTQ movement – and honoring contributions from the LGBTQ community.